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Should You Help Your Kids Buy a Home? 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Ante Up

By Karin Mizgala, co-founder and CEO MoneyCoaches Canada     Buying a home, especially for first time buyers, has  become increasingly challenging over the last decades. In 1985, according to the Toronto Estate Board, the average home in the city sold … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and Money, Money Coaching, Retirement savings, Will & Estate Planning


Should I take CPP at age 60?

By Barbara Knoblach, PhD, CFP® The calendar has flipped, and we have a new year ahead. Bring on 2020. The kids are back at school; homework, lessons and sports practice have begun to fill the family calendar again. Summer holidays … Continue reading

Posted in Ask Your Money Coach, For your information


5 Investment Strategy Tips for the Soon-To-Be Retired

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada It’s not uncommon for folks approaching retirement to think that retirement planning is finally behind them. They’ve put in the years of saving and investing; now it’s time to Google hotels … Continue reading

Posted in Investing, Money Coaching, Retirement savings


6 Simple Keys to Financial Success

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Money—such a loaded word. We spend an amazing amount of time, energy and emotion on money; loving it, hating it, worrying about it, or being frustrated by it. The one thing … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Relationship to money


Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Starting your own business is easier than it has ever been before. The internet has made it possible to serve customers not only across the country, but across the world. Accessible … Continue reading

Posted in Money Coaching, Small Business


Second Time Around? 5 Things You Need to Know about Marriage and Money

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Almost thirty-five per cent of married Canadians are married for the second or even third time. And while it would be nice to believe that the experience of divorce improves chances … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching, Relationship to money, Retirement savings, Will & Estate Planning


Exchange Traded Funds: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada Most Canadians are very familiar with mutual funds. In simple terms, a mutual fund is made up of a collection of individual stocks, bonds or other securities carefully chosen by a fund … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Literacy, For your information, Investing


Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor

By Noel D’Souza, CFP® Getting good financial advice in Canada is tricky – trickier than it should be in my opinion. The main challenges facing someone seeking unbiased financial advice can be summed up by the following three questions: Can I … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Money Coaching


Income Tax Challenges for the Self-Employed

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada When people choose self-employment, they are often attracted to the challenge and excitement of creating a business they are passionate about. They may look forward to a more flexible work schedule, … Continue reading

Posted in For your information, Money Coaching, Small Business


Money Makeover – Lack of Communication Jeopardizes Couple’s Marriage and Home-ownership Dream

By Karin Mizgala, Co-Founder and CEO Money Coaches Canada   Meet Marisa and Anthony Marisa was a 35 year-old, self-employed, physiotherapist when we met. She and her husband, Anthony, a high school teacher, have two children, who were ages four and … Continue reading

Posted in Budgeting and Cash Flow, Money Coaching, Money Makeover, Relationship to money, Success Stories